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Paul Sahre Collection

Abstract

Paul Sahre established his independent design practice in 1997. Sahre’s work ranges from book jacket designs for authors including Rick Moody, Ernest Hemingway, and Chuck Klosterman, illustrations in The New York Times and The Atlantic, and a long-term collaboration with the band They Might be Giants. Sahre is a faculty member in SVA’s BFA Design Department.






General Physical Description


One flat file drawer.



Scope and Contents


The Paul Sahre Collection consists of 14 posters and prints, 9 book jackets, 1 original drawing, and 1 fragment from the cardboard monster hearse truck hearse for They Might Be Giant’s video for “When Will You Die.”



Restrictions


This collection is open for research.



Citation


Paul Sahre Collection, [series. item]. Milton Glaser Design Study Center and Archives, Visual Arts Foundation, New York.



Acquisition Information


The Paul Sahre Collection was acquired as a gift from Paul Sahre.



Container List

Milton Glaser Design Study Center and Archives  >  Paul Sahre Collection  >  Series 1. Posters and Prints (MG.18.S1)

LOC
TITLE
DATE
Fells Point Corner Theatre (Baltimore). Alley Apples by Herman Kemper, 13 ½ in W x 20 ¼ in H
1991
Fells Point Corner Theatre (Baltimore). Closer Than Ever by David Shire and Richard Maltby, 13 ½ in W x 20 in H
1993
Fells Point Corner Theatre (Baltimore). Ghosts Play One by Steve Schutzman, 13 ½ in W x 20 in H
1996
Fells Point Corner Theatre (Baltimore). A Lie of the Mind by Sam Shepard, 13 ¾ in W x 20 ¼ in H
1994
Fells Point Corner Theatre (Baltimore). Love and Anger by George F. Walker, 13 ½ in W x 20 in H
1995
Fells Point Corner Theatre (Baltimore). Tiny Alice by Edward Albee, 13 ¾ in W x 20 ¼ in H
1995
Fells Point Corner Theatre (Baltimore). Silkscreen print test sheet, 18 in W x 24 in H
N/A
Oak Street Theatre (Portland, Maine). The Fever by Wallace Shawn, 13 ½ in W x 20 in H
1995
Oak Street Theatre (Portland, Maine). The Fever by Wallace Shawn silkscreen test print (yellow and red), 22 in W x 23 in H
1995
Oak Street Theatre (Portland, Maine). The Fever by Wallace Shawn silkscreen test print (purple and red), 17 ½ in W x 23 in H
1995
Partial for Joe Camel billboard, 26 in W x 33 ¾ in H
N/A
Sappi Fine Paper North America. YO! S.A. Year of Our Elvis 2412. 2 A.D.: East_of_North Quadrant (No. 03, Paul Sahre on Opus Dull), 11 in W x 17 ½ in H
2008
Type Directors Club. 2009 Call for Entries, 35 in W x 23 in H
2009
University of Minnesota Design Institute and Target Corporation present Design Camp, 25 in W x 38 in H
2005

Milton Glaser Design Study Center and Archives  >  Paul Sahre Collection  >  Series 2. Original Art (MG.18.S2)

LOC
TITLE
DATE
Portrait of Paul Wolfowitz, 11 in W x 14 in H
N/A

Milton Glaser Design Study Center and Archives  >  Paul Sahre Collection  >  Series 3. Book Jackets (MG.18.S3)

LOC
TITLE
DATE
The Body by Hanif Kureishi (Scribner)
2004
Couplings by Peter Schneider (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
1996
Downtown Owl by Chuck Klosterman (Scribner)
2008
The History of Western Philosophy by Bertrand Russell (Touchstone)
2002
The Procedure by Harry Mulisch (Viking)
2001
Clarice Lispector series for New Directions: Água Viva, The Passion According to G.H., A Breath of Life, Near to the Wild Heart
2012

Milton Glaser Design Study Center and Archives  >  Paul Sahre Collection  >  Series 4. Miscellaneous (MG.18.S4)

LOC
TITLE
DATE
Piece from cardboard monster truck hearse for They Might Be Giants video for “When Will You Die” , 34 in W x 35 in H
2011